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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Louisiana sports news from The Associated Press

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Oklahoma and Florida are co-champions in NCAA women's gymnastics. The defending champion Gators and first-time winners Oklahoma shared the title with scores of 198.175 in the Super Six on Saturday night. It's the first time the sport has had co-champions. There is no tiebreaker. LSU finished third at 197.60 followed by Alabama, which held a slight lead before having to count a fall on the balance beam on the final rotation.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kenya's Leonard Patrick Komon has won the Crescent City Classic 10-kilometer road race in New Orleans. Komon overtook defending champion Isiah Koech in Saturday's 36th annual event, beating his countryman by 16 seconds. Race officials said Komon had a winning time of 27 minutes and 43 seconds. The overall women's winner was Risper Gesabwa of Kenya, with a finishing time of 31:42.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Blake Sims' bid to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama's starting quarterback hit a snag Saturday afternoon when the Crimson Tide defense dominated the annual A-Day game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Playing with the offensive starters on the Crimson Team, Sims completed 13 of 30 passes for 178 yards in a 17-14 loss to the White Team. Sims had a late touchdown and two interceptions.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Nick Marshall threw four touchdowns in two quarters as Auburn's first team routed its second team 58-3 on Saturday in a spring football game. Marshall, the Tigers' starter last season who occasionally struggled through the air, completed 13 of 22 passes for 236 yards. Wearing an orange non-contact jersey, Marshall kept only once on a zone-read play. Corey Grant gained 128 yards on just five carries, including a 54-yard touchdown run.

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